Hyperkalaemia, Emergency Management, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

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This guideline is intended for the management of hyperkalaemia in patients in paediatric critical care. Transfer to a high dependency or PICU environment should be considered depending on where the patient is located. According to the patient’s condition, it may be appropriate to initiate and complete management within the A+E Department, Oncology, Cardiology or Renal Wards. Renal & Oncology patients may have their own treatment algorithm.

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